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Inspirations and Diversions: Pixel in Heaven, Have Mercy On Us

Friday, April 9, 2010 Inspirations and Diversions

Click me, please. (But turn your volume down first...)If there truly is A Great Pixel In The Sky governing the letter and spirit of things, let us hope it.she.he is benevolent.

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Aesthetic Philosophy: A Turquoise World Is Not Enough

Friday, March 26, 2010 Aesthetic Philosophy colour

I love blue. It speaks to me. Like many artists and designers before and with me, I've learned to draw on all colours with equal dexterity, tailoring palettes to each client, purpose or project, but for myself and in my home, no other hue comes quiveringly close to big sky blues and watery ...

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It is not the form that dictates the colour, but the COLOUR that brings out the form.

Friday, March 26, 2010 colour

BAM!BAM!BAM!BAM!After a several seasons in supporting roles to grey, yellow and violet, blue and turquoise are the stars of 2010, as evidenced by these recent magazine covers, and now I'm seeing blue everywhere. I caught myself in Anthropologie, drifting towards a knobbly turquoise mid-centuryesque ...

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I got the Blues……Turquoises too

Friday, March 5, 2010 blue colour commercial interiors home turquoise

Blue, aqua, azure, baby blue, beryl, blue-gray, blue-green, Capri, cerulean, cobalt, cornflower, cyan, denim, indigo, lapis, Majorelle, navy, opal, periwinkle, powder, Prussian blue, robin's egg, royal, sapphire, sky, teal, Tiffany, turquoise, ultramarine, Wedgewood...In all its infinite forms, I ...

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The Bigger Picture: Choice, Inscrutable Exhortations, and Our Heart of Hearts

Friday, February 26, 2010 The Bigger Picture

For those of us who have ever wondered why we have so much choice, those of us who know exactly what we want, and those of us who can't decide.

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